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Doctors Worry About COVID's Effects on Hispanics

24/08/2020 06:00am | 462 views

By Margarita Martin-Hidalgo Birnbaum

There may be worrisome health trends coming for some U.S. Hispanic adults who get COVID-19.

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When Should I Get Tested for COVID-19?

05/08/2020 06:00am | 505 views

When we first started hearing about COVID-19 in the U.S., the symptoms of the virus – and thus, the criteria for testing – seemed pretty straightforward: If you have a fever and a cough, get tested (if your doctor has access to a test). But as doctors and researchers learned more about the virus (and more people were tested and diagnosed), it became clear that the symptoms were not so straightforward– and sometimes not present at all. So, now that there’s a laundry list of “maybe” symptoms, how do you know when to get tested?

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Sleeping In on Weekends Won't Erase Your 'Sleep Debt'

21/07/2020 06:00am | 635 views

For those who try to catch up on lost sleep during the weekend, French researchers have some bad news: Once Saturday and Sunday have come and gone, many will find they're still seriously short on sleep.

 

 

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Hispanic Americans Being Hit Hard By COVID-19

19/07/2020 06:00am | 652 views

By Amy Norton/HealthDay Reporter

COVID-19 is being diagnosed in Hispanic communities at a disproportionately high rate, a new study of the Baltimore-Washington, D.C., area shows.

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Air Travel a Puzzle in Age of Coronavirus

17/07/2020 06:00am | 656 views

By Delonte Harrod

Sasha Buchanan boarded a Southwest Airlines flight in June at Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C., bound for Houston to visit her 60-year-old mother and her adopted sister. Buchanan, who has vertigo, is a self-proclaimed germophobe, so she wore a mask and brought her own wipes to clean her seat and area around her. Referring to the chance of spreading the coronavirus to her mother and sister, Buchanan says: “I was careful while I was in Virginia. I didn’t want to bring anything home.”

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